By Jeff Neuenschwander / June 18th, 2014
It’s not a terribly huge week for the Nintendo Download, but we do get a big release. Pullblox World, the HD installment in the Pullblox series, is coming out this week. Also coming this week is the Contra sequel, Super C.
Check out the full list of game releases and sales below. All releases and sales happen on June 19th unless noted otherwise. Game descriptions are taken from Nintendo’s press release.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Pullblox World
“Game Description: Get a grip on a unique blend of puzzles and platforms in Pullblox World, available from Nintendo eShop on Wii U! Climb to the top of puzzling structures by pushing and pulling their component blocks to create steps, then leap up the path to the summit! Take on over 250 brand new brainteasers, discover new types of blocks with unique behaviours, and create your own puzzles in Pullblox Studio. You can even share your endeavours with the world via the World Pullblox Fair!
Pullblox World will be available for €9.99/£8.99/CHF 14.00. If you’ve purchased either Pullblox or Fallblox previously, you are eligible for a discount if you purchase the game using the same Nintendo Network ID that the games are tied to. The discounted price is €6.99/£6.29/CHF 9.80 and will be available until July 31st.
- Monkey Pirates
“Game Description: In Monkey Pirates you control the boat of one of the four Monkey Captains and you fight regarding different game modes over multiples arenas based on four seas environments (Arctic, Caribbean, Egypt and China). In those arenas you’ll find multiples bonuses in order to either, improve your weaponry, improve your ship, or some special bonuses for a special effect. You will also have to deal special elements such as icebergs, volcanoes, teleports, maelstroms and shooting turrets. Do you think you have what it takes to become a true Monkey Pirate?”
Monkey Pirates will be available for €4.99/£4.49/ CHF 7.00.
- Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition
“Game Description: Also known as Out Of This World™ and released across more than a dozen platforms since its 1991 debut, Another World™ has attained cult status among critics and sophisticated gamers alike for its cinematic effects in the graphics, sound and cut scenes. Another World™ chronicles the story of Lester Knight Chaykin a young scientist hurtled through space and time by a nuclear experiment that goes wrong. In an alien and inhospitable world, you will have to dodge, outwit, and overcome the host of alien monsters, while surviving an environment as deadly as your enemies. Only a perfect blend of logic and skill will get you past the deadly obstacles that lie in wait.”
Another World will be available for €7.99/£7.19/CHF 11.20. It will also be available on the 3DS for €7.99/£7.19/CHF 11.20.
- How to Train Your Dragon 2
“Game Description: Become the Ultimate Dragon Racer! Return to the epic Island of Berk where The Dragon Races have become the awesome new sport for Viking adrenaline junkies. Hiccup, Astid, Snotlout, Fishlegs, Tuffnut & Ruffnut and their Dragons are now competing in fierce tournaments to determine the ultimate Dragon Rider. Choose your Dragon Racer, soar through clouds, and explore new unmapped territories. Discover hidden locations, unlock mysterious Dragon Riders, and join in epic races across the beautiful yet treacherous Island of Berk.”
How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be available for €39.99/£29.99/CHF 48.85. It will also be available on the 3DS for €29.99/£24.99/CHF 36.60.
- Color Zen Kids
“Game Description: For your own Zen masters in training, Color Zen Kids is a fun new twist on the critically acclaimed puzzle game. With simpler puzzles, larger shapes, and a kid-friendly animal theme, it’s a great way to teach problem solving with a game they won’t want to put down. Now everyone in the family can find their way, with Color Zen Kids!”
Color Zen Kids will be available for €2.99/£2.99/CHF 3.99. It will also be available on the 3DS for €2.99/£2.99/CHF 3.99.
Virtual Console on Wii U
- Super C
“Game Description: Alien warmonger Red Falcon is back! Thought to have been defeated by the heroic warriors Mad Dog and Scorpion, he’s assembled a force of evil minions to attack Earth. Based on the hit arcade game, Super C is the sequel to the classic Contra. Battle through intense side-scrolling and top-down viewpoint shooter action, and save the planet. Take on Red Falcon yourself or team up with a friend in the simultaneous two player mode.
This is the US version of the game.”
Super C will be available for €4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00.
Nintendo eShop on 3DS
“Game Description: The hit animated 3D series BearShark, a CollegeHumor original exclusively on Nintendo Video, has inspired a game! Run, jump and swim for your life, because the top predators of land and sea are hot on your heels! Play as Steve, last of his bloodline, the chosen one. Chosen by Bear and Shark, because they’re hungry! Steve is on an epic journey, cursed by The Programmers to run forever in an endless gauntlet that defies all known hope and logic. Also, get wet and wild with underwater sections! Brand new, never-before-seen “score” feature keeps track of “numbers.” Use Steve’s trademark “jump” to avoid dangerous obstacles, like rocks, puffer fish and the diabolical machinations of Bear and Shark. Also, eat cupcakes you find in the woods & floating in the lake. Race for infinity as you ask the question on everyone’s mind: Why are Bear and Shark chasing you? Are you the bad guy? What have you done? WHAT DID YOU DO? Make up your own backstory to this never-ending adventure and find out! When Bear and Shark team up, no one is safe.”
BearShark will be available for €1.99/£1.79/CHF 2.80.
Mario Golf: World Tour DLC
|Mario Golf: World Tour – Star Pack||June 19th||€5.99/£5.39/CHF 8.40|
|Mario Golf: World Tour – Free Trial Course Pack||June 19th||Free|
“Game Description: If you invite Rosalina to play, you’ll also get two courses: Mario’s Star and the New Super Mario Bros. U-inspired Rock-Candy Mines! If you download the Free-Trial Course Pack, you can try the new courses before you buy!”
Sale on Wii U
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|Toki Tori 2+||14.99/12.99/CHF 19.99||€2.99/£2.50/CHF 3.99||Sale ends July 3rd|
Sales on 3DS
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|Aqua Moto Racing 3D||€7.99/£7.19/CHF 11.19||€5.99/£5.39/CHF 8.39||Sale ends July 17th|
|Fractured Soul||€7.99/£7.19/CHF 7.20||€3.99/£3.59/CHF 5.60||Sale ends July 3rd|
SOURCE: Games Press
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